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Hendry on the mark for St Johnstone as they keep unbeaten run going

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA17 hits

Substitute Callum Hendry rescued a point in a 1-1 draw for St Johnstone as his late header denied Ross County a rare away victory.Iain Vigurs snatched the opener for County 17 minutes from time in a 90 minutes largely dominated by the hosts.Matty Kennedy had earlier headed over from a yard for Saints and also hit the bar with a powerful drive on the hour mark.And the winger was involved when the...Full Story »

Matty Kennedy in contention for St Johnstone return

Posted Saturday, December 28, 2019 by PA27 hits

St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright will assess his squad ahead of the visit of Ross County on Sunday.Saints had a fully-fit group for their 1-0 away win over Hamilton on Boxing Day.Matty Kennedy could return to the team after staying on the bench during the game on Hamilton’s artificial surface.Midfielder Lewis Spence is suspended for Ross County after being sent off against Motherwell.Forward...Full Story »

John Swift stunner sinks QPR

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA21 hits

Queens Park Rangers lost ground in the Sky Bet Championship play-off race with a 1-0 defeat at struggling Reading.The Hoops took an age to get going in a patchy first-half display and were indebted to goalkeeper Joe Lumley for fine saves to deny Ovie Ejaria and John Swift in the same incident.But they went behind in the 52nd minute, when Lumley was helpless to stop a stunning long-range drive fr...Full Story »

Wright salutes St Johnstone recovery as their unbeaten run continues

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA14 hits

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright praised his players for recovering from an awful start to the season as they moved to within four points of the top six with a hard-fought victory away to Hamilton.The Perth side were bottom of the Ladbrokes Premiership table earlier in the month but have put together a four-game unbeaten run to move up to ninth.Ali McCann’s goal 10 minutes from time was e...Full Story »

McCann earns victory for St Johnstone

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA20 hits

St Johnstone made it two away victories in a row after Ali McCann struck late on to defeat Hamilton. The visitors had won on the road for the first time this year at Tynecastle in their last appearance and added to that with another win that lifts them up to ninth in the table. Hamilton were the better team for most of the game, with Mickel Miller their best player on the day, but could not crea...Full Story »

John McGreal thrilled with Colchester’s win at Leyton Orient

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA29 hits

Colchester manager John McGreal was pleased with the performance of his charges after they gained a deserved 3-1 victory against Leyton Orient at Brisbane Road.The victory in League Two’s early Boxing Day fixture moved Colchester up to fourth before the other games had kicked off.“I am delighted with the win,” McGreal said.“Orient have been a little more determined of lat...Full Story »

Chelsea players mock Ross Barkley as they dress him up as ‘lookalike’ WWE star John Cena with belt and headband

Posted Wednesday, December 25, 2019 by hits

ROSS BARKLEY was decked out in WWE gear in the Chelsea changing room as the midfielder dressed up as superstar John Cena. The England international - who has the same distinctive buzz-cut as Cena - was wearing a headband and WWE title belt. Ross Barkley was decked out in WWE gear as the midfielder dressed up as superstar John Cena Barkley was given a Cena headband and WWE title belt as Mount ...Full Story »

It was definitely not a penalty – Bristol City boss Johnson upset by Owls winner

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA26 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson felt the late penalty which earned Sheffield Wednesday a 1-0 victory should not have been awarded.The clash between the two Championship promotion hopefuls had looked set to finish in a goalless stalemate at Hillsborough until Wednesday won a spot-kick five minutes from time.Tommy Rowe was adjudged to have brought down Atdhe Nuhiu inside the area and Barry...Full Story »

John McGreal revels in ‘brilliant’ Colchester performance

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA18 hits

Colchester boss John McGreal was delighted with his team’s display following their 3-0 win over Carlisle.The promotion-chasing U’s went ahead in the 26th minute when Cohen Bramall’s low cross went in off Carlisle defender Nathaniel Knight-Percival in the six-yard box.Colchester doubled their lead in the 42nd minute through Callum Harriott, who fired home from close range after ...Full Story »

John Coleman hails maturity in squad as Accrington earn Doncaster point

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA18 hits

Accrington boss John Coleman hailed the growing maturity in his side as they fought back for a share of the spoils with a 1-1 Sky Bet League One draw at Doncaster.Substitute Offrande Zanzala struck an 82nd-minute equaliser to stretch Accrington’s unbeaten run to five matches in all competitions.Doncaster had led through Jon Taylor’s strike early in the second half and Coleman felt hi...Full Story »

St Johnstone and St Mirren play out goalless draw at McDiarmid Park

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA16 hits

Neither St Johnstone or St Mirren could conjure up a goal to provide Festive cheer for their supporters in a game of few chances at McDiarmid Park.The rival Saints remain locked together in the Ladbrokes Premiership table, with the Paisley side retaining ninth spot on goal difference.Ironically, the teams have leaked 60 goals between them this term.But resolute defences blunted the threat posed ...Full Story »

Sergio Aguero and John Stones could return for Manchester City

Posted Friday, December 20, 2019 by PA46 hits

Sergio Aguero and John Stones could return to contention for Saturday evening’s home game against Leicester.Aguero (thigh) and Stones (hamstring) have both completed two training sessions this week, but David Silva has not taken part due to a knock and remains a big doubt.Kevin De Bruyne, Ederson and Fernandinho, among the players rested for the midweek Carabao Cup win at Oxford, are all e...Full Story »

John Yems praises Crawley’s second-half performance in Port Vale stalemate

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA24 hits

New head coach John Yems praised his Crawley side for an improved second-half performance after his tenure began with two goalless draws. The Reds followed their 0-0 draw at Stevenage with another stalemate at home to Port Vale and Yems was anxious to concentrate on the positives as their winless Sky Bet League Two run stretched to eight games.Yems, 60, who has returned for a second spell in cha...Full Story »

Mansfield boss John Dempster disappointed with point from Crewe

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA18 hits

Under-fire Mansfield boss John Dempster was not satisfied with a point from a 1-1 Sky Bet League Two draw at high-flying Crewe after a glut of chances went begging.Ironically, most of them fell to Nicky Maynard who was returning to the club where he launched his career with a prolific spell of goalscoring in the mid-noughties.Now 33, Maynard failed to add to his season’s seven-goal tally f...Full Story »

John Coleman pays tribute to Accrington strikeforce

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA19 hits

Accrington boss John Coleman praised his strike force as three second-half goals helped them to a 4-1 win over in-form Portsmouth.Pompey were unbeaten in seven League One games and took the lead at the Wham Stadium through a Ronan Curtis header in the 35th minute.However, Ellis Harrison headed a corner into his own goal just before the break to draw Stanley level.The Reds then took charge with f...Full Story »

John Akinde secures victory for Lincoln against Tranmere

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA21 hits

John Akinde’s sixth goal of the season saw Lincoln City secure a 1-0 victory over 10-man Tranmere Rovers.Akinde struck with 13 minutes left as the Imps edged to their second successive victory to climb further away from the League One relegation zone.But they made hard work of overcoming a Tranmere side who had Corey Blackett-Taylor dismissed five minutes before the break.Blackett-Taylor, ...Full Story »

Mansfield ease pressure on John Dempster with hard-fought draw at Crewe

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA6 hits

Mansfield eased the pressure on manager John Dempster as they fought hard for a 1-1 Sky Bet League Two draw at promotion-chasing Crewe.Andy Cook cancelled out Chuma Anene’s opener for Crewe in the first half at Gresty Road and former Alex striker Nicky Maynard could have bagged all three points for the Stags had he not wasted several chances. Crewe were indebted to goalkeeper Will Jaaskela...Full Story »

Stendel debut ends in defeat as Hearts edged out by St Johnstone

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA14 hits

Daniel Stendel endured a miserable start to his Hearts reign as Callum Hendry’s header earned St Johnstone a 1-0 win at Tynecastle.The substitute converted a near-post corner in the 74th minute to lift Saints off the bottom of the Ladbrokes Premiership and move them three points above Hearts.A 1-0 defeat by St Johnstone had proved the end of Craig Levein’s second spell in charge in O...Full Story »

John Dempster: Tough task for Mansfield to reach play-offs

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA16 hits

Under-fire Mansfield boss John Dempster believes his struggling side would now need to win 17 of their remaining games to make the play-offs after a 3-0 home defeat by Cheltenham.Jonte Smith, Will Boyle and Alex Addai were on target to ease the Robins to victory and leave the Stags 10 points off the play-off places down in 18th spot.Dempster admitted: “I believe we’ve got a mountain ...Full Story »

Cameron John earns Doncaster a point against MK Dons

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA17 hits

Cameron John scored a late equaliser for Doncaster to deny Russell Martin his first league win as MK Dons manager.Alex Gilbey’s superb strike fired Milton Keynes ahead early in the second half only for John to deny them a much-needed league victory.Doncaster had enjoyed the better of the attacking play in what was an error-strewn contest at the Keepmoat.Kieran Sadlier twice had goals ruled...Full Story »

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